Drake: Views

Drake: Views

By Marshall Gu

Views is step backwards in quality, certainly, but it’s a step sideways in some ways. 5 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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Daddy Yankee has had much success leading the big reggaeton parade, but there's just no telling if this (Daddy) Yankee doodle dandy is truly here to stay.

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Keith Fullerton Whitman: Lisbon

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Various Artists: See You on the Moon! Songs for Kids of All Ages

Indie rockers take on their most challenging project yet -- writing songs for kids.

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Magneta Lane: Dancing with Daggers

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Mary Jane Lamond: Storas

This sinfully pleasing Cape Breton singer revisits traditional Gaelic songs with accompanying musicians and a voice as clear as the Bras D-Or Lakes.

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Mellowdrone: Box

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Placebo: Meds

Despite forays into heavier metal-inspired sounds or electronica, a new Placebo album becomes an exercise in slight variation, little more.

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Heather Headley: In My Mind

Hearing love song after cheating song after being cheated on song makes In My Mind the textbook definition of a generic "adult" R&B diva album.

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3 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

9 to 5: Sexist, Egotistical, Lying, Hypocritical Bigot Edition (1980)

Producer and star Jane Fonda nails it: 9 to 5 endures because of its 'historical synchronicity.'"

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Sunbomber’s most obvious strength and most glaring flaw is entirely the point of its release: It was recorded on a hot summer day in one hour.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

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"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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